Casa Avelina: Beautiful Adobe Home Btwn Taos & the Ski Valley

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Last updated: 08/13/2016
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Casa Avelina is a beautiful adobe home in the Los Altos subdivision in Arroyo Seco, on the way to Taos Ski Valley. Enjoy the comfort of adobe living: warm in the winter and cool in the summer, with majestic sunsets, sunrises, and breathtaking mountain vistas.

Nestled in the charming village of Arroyo Seco, Casa Avelina is a short drive from both the Taos Ski Valley and Taos plaza. Enjoy winter skiing & snowboarding and summer hiking in the Sangre de Cristos, river rafting on the Colorado River, hiking and fishing in the Rio Grande Gorge, horseback riding, and cultural festivals and the casino on the Taos Indian Pueblo. Enjoy Taos' culinary artistry, art galleries, theatre, and community activities. Come home after a full day and relax in the hot tub with inspiring views of Taos Mountain and New Mexico sunsets. Or go for a swim or steam bath at the Los Altos clubhouse and pool.

Built in the traditional adobe style, 10-ft. ceilings with vigas, kiva fireplaces, and tiled floors, Casa Avelina features southwest furnishings and artwork by local artisans. The kiva fireplaces in each bedroom and the great room, with candles for the summer months, provide a romantic and cozy setting for couples. The spacious rooms, extra sleeping accommodations, and large kitchen make Casa Avelina a great place for families with children. The main bedroom features a king-sized bed with a full-sized futon and private bath; the second bedroom includes a queen-sized bed. The large third bedroom includes a queen-sized bed, a twin daybed and twin trundle, and the queen sofa in the great room can accommodate two more guests.

Casa Avelina is also an ideal retreat location, a place to slow down and find spiritual rest and renewal. Named after my mother, who descends from the original Spanish settlers and Native Americans in what is now New Mexico, Casa Avelina is dedicated to her memory, her great stories, and her keen sense of humor.

Keywords: House

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Club house with steam room, pool, changing rooms, and tennis courts.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub


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from 4 traveler reviews
March-May|Sep-Nov ........... $215-$245/night (Based on # of guests/pets)
Summer (Mem.-Labor Day)|Dec-March ........... $235-$275/night
Christmas|New Year's .. $485-$585/night
Three night minimum stay.  Discounts for weekly rates.  Sorry, No Pets.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Last updated: 08/13/2016
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Seasonal white water rafting nearby.


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Speaks: english

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  • Casa Avelina

    Casa Avelina

  • Dining


  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Autumn hiking

    Autumn hiking

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Sunset from the hot tub!

    Sunset from the hot tub!

VRBO #65979

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Arroyo Seco, NM, USA #65979

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